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protagonist

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idol

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a person revered especially for noble courage

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a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

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the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

someone who fights for a cause

Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

(classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits

(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

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a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)

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Bonifacio is also implied to be a national hero because his birthday every November 30 is considered a national holiday.
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American Hero is also going to bring out a 2nd anniversary design in July of 2013, to commemorate the 31 heroes.
Hero Electric, which falls under the umbrella of Hero Eco, has recently been developing and testing its products in Europe and North America.
In "Hero to Others Near and Far," the author talks about how helping others can make you a hero.
Although we often think of heroes as somehow larger than life, a hero can be someone in your everyday life," Rhodes tells JS.
There appear to be no well-defined criteria or serious reviews of the whole of architectural production that guides the making of a new hero.
Beowulf's magic sword, Roland's Durendal with relics of the saints on its hilt, Charlemagne's Joieuse from which the Franks took their battle cry "Monjoie," and most famously Arthur's Excalibur are part and parcel of every myth of every hero of the past.
Should we not bring forward as a national hero Emma Goldman, one of those Wilson sent to prison, or Helen Keller, who fearlessly spoke out against the war?
Daniel Boorstin, the former Librarian of Congress, argued in his 1962 book The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America that the concept of transient celebrity is replacing the concept of the true hero, who serves as a role model and exhibits moral leadership.
As one might deduce from its title, From Trickster to Badman: The Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom is of great interest for folklore scholars and history.
These six individuals and their teams have provided over $1,000,000 in Hero Rewards[R] savings to 1,150 heroes in their local communities, using the Homes for Heroes program.
Ngayon, sabi hindi siya hero (Now they are saying he's not a hero).
Little Hero Little Hero For outstanding children whose achievements, courage or bravery make your heart burst with pride.